How Your Community Can Be Zero Waste In 10 Years
Thriving zero waste communities

No one has all the answers yet, but we know enough now to help any community in the U.S. make serious strides toward a Zero Waste future.
Eric Lombardi and Kate Bailey
BioCycle November 2015, Vol. 56, No. 10, p. 16

Only You Can Prevent Food Waste
Author Dana Gunders provides 20 recipes to help inspire use of “the random assortment of ingredients in your fridge at the end of the week, or of those avocados or bananas that are a bit past their prime.”

BioCycle speaks with Dana Gunders of NRDC, author of the newly released guide, Waste Free Kitchen Handbook.
Nora Goldstein
BioCycle November 2015, Vol. 56, No. 10, p. 25

ABC 2015 Award Winners
Many of the ABC 2015 Biogas Award winners accepted their plaques in person during a reception at BioCycle REFOR15, which is also the Official Conference of the American Biogas Council.

A total of 12 awards were presented by the American Biogas Council to agricultural, municipal, institutional and merchant anaerobic digestion facilities and innovative technology developers.
Patrick Serfass
BioCycle November 2015, Vol. 56, No. 10, p. 42

Composting, Zero Waste On NYC’s Governors Island
Volunteers assist with mixing foods scraps from New York City’s Greenmarkets with an equal amount of preblended carbon amendment to create an aerated static pile. Earth Matter NY cofounder Marisa DeDominicis in on right.

Earth Matter NY, located on Governors Island in New York Harbor, operates a Compost Learning Center, training programs, zero waste initiatives and a community composting site. Part V
BioCycle October 2014, Vol. 55, No. 9, p. 35

Food Recovery In San Diego
With 14.8 percent of the San Diego region in the food insecure individuals category, increasing food donation is an integral part of the city’s organics program.

Source reduction, diverting for reuse and composting are the best combined practices for food scraps management. This article highlights food donation potential in the City of San Diego.
Ana Carvalho
BioCycle March 2013, Vol. 54, No. 3, p. 33

Next Frontier Of Organics Recycling In California
The Clean World anaerobic digester installation at the South Area Transfer Station in Sacramento is designed to process 100 tons/day of source separated organics.

To achieve its 75 percent goal, CalRecycle estimates California will need to move about
22 million more tons of organics and other recyclables from disposal to recycling annually.
Caroll Mortensen
BioCycle March 2013, Vol. 54, No. 3, p. 29